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- 1 English
- 1.1 Pronunciation
- 1.2 Etymology 1
- 1.3 Etymology 2
- 1.4 See also
- 1.5 External links
- 2 Italian
- 3 Spanish
- Something from which other things extend; a foundation.
- A supporting, lower or bottom component of a structure or object.
- The starting point of a logical deduction or thought; (Basis).
- A permanent structure for housing military personnel and material.
- The place where decisions for an organization are made; headquarters.
- (chemistry) Any of a class of generally water-soluble compounds, having bitter taste, that turn red litmus blue, and react with acids to form salts.
- Important areas in games and sports
- (architecture) The lowermost part of a column, between the shaft and the pedestal or pavement.
- (baseball) One of the three places that a runner can stand without being subject to being tagged out.
- (biology, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A nucleotide's nucleobase in the context of a DNA or RNA biopolymer.
- (botany) The end of a leaf,petal or similar organ where it is attached to its support.
- (electronics) The name of the controlling terminal of a transistor.
- (geometry) The lowest side of a in a triangle or other polygon, or the lowest face of a cone, pyramid or other polyhedron laid flat.
- (mathematics) A number raised to the power of an exponent.
- The logarithm to base 2 of 8 is 3.
- (topology) The set of sets from which a topology is generated.
- (topology) A topological space, looked at in relation to one of its covering spaces, fibrations, or bundles.
- (chemical compound that will neutralize an acid): alkali
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Third person singular
- (transitive) To have as its foundation or starting point.
- (transitive) To be located (at a particular place).
Adjectivebase (comparative baser or more base, superlative basest or most base)
- of low standing or rank
- immoral, cowardly
- nonprecious used to describe metals which are not precious; base metal
- Said of fellows, motives, occupations, etc.
- “base” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- "base" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
base f. (plural basi)
Nounbase f. (plural bases)
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